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Small Boils On Feet
A boil can occur: Anywhere there is hair growth. It is a bacterial infection that develops by the hair follicle. In my practice, i tend to see them on a foot from people using public jacuzzi's. Shaving is another way to get a boil. They are usually pretty painful and doctors usually drain them and if the infection is bad you get placed on an antibiotic. ...Read more
1 month ago= abscess/boil appeared on foot. Over time=popped\healed. Now= deep black hole 1cm deep x 1 CM across. Should i worry? Any home remedies?
Athlete's Feet: Athlete's feet condition is a fungal infection. It typically starts on the bottom of the foot or between toes. It needs moisture like sweating or wet environments to grab hold. It can look like boils, or little pimples, but also scaling skin, redness, and typically itches. It is treated by drying out the environment as best as possible. Some creams with anti fungal can work, but some are too wet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3 year old daughter has boil lesions at the soles of her feet once the water comes out they dry out and recur again please help?
Go to doctor: It's time to take her in to see the doctor. Take photos of the lesions at every stage to show the doctor what is going on and keep a diary/calendar of when the lesions come, change, and/or go. That will help your doctor figure it out. ...Read more
Incise & drain: The definitive treatment for a boil is incision and drainage. Try soaking the foot in hot water to see if it will drain on its own. If not, it will have to be lanced, but don't attempt this yourself - it will hurt too much and you run the risk of making things worse, particularly on the sole of the foot. Let a doctor do it under the proper sterile conditions, with an anesthetic. ...Read more
See a doctor: Without seeing this it is impossible to accurately diagnose. You could either have some clotting disorder promoting bleeding, the "boil" could have eroded into a small underlying vessel, and so on. See a doctor and get this attended to. Best wishes. ...Read more
So does eating pig feet make my blood pressure rise but I boil them in a little vinegar when I cook them?
See below: It is not likely that eating pig feet will make your blood pressure rise, with or without vinegar. It would be prudent to have your blood pressure checked at your next visit to your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I get lot of boils around my toes, sole, foot...Whats the reason. Some say I have a lot of heat in my body which is not coming out properly..
See a podiatrist: Eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, tinea infections, dyshidrosis can demonstrate an appearance consistent with what you described. Have a doctor diagnosis this for you, and work up a treatment plan. Usually this involves prescribed topical medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer